Sodomy 2 Trial : Live from Jalan Duta 5Feb2010 (Day 3) February 5, 2010Posted by nikmj in General.
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12.09pm: Anwar and his lawyers arrive at the condominium
12noon: Trial judge and prosecution team arrive at Desa Damansara Condominium for second visit. No sign of Anwar yet.
11.40am: Court adjourns for second visit to the Desa Damansara Condominium.
1138 am : DPP Noorin Badaruddin says unsure if court adjourned for the day, as its up to the judge to decide.
1136 am : Photo caption is “Ini katil yang didakwa diliwat”. Judge says evidence was given in open court & media entitled to report.
1130 am : Anwars’s lawyers will lodge police report against Utusan Malaysia & Sinar Harian over a photo caption.
1124 am : Court stands down to prepare for another visit to Desa Damansara condominium.
1120 am : Judge Mohd Zabidin says nothing wrong with picture
1118 am : Karpal objects to Utusan picture with suggestive caption that he says are “out of hand”.
1115 am : Prosecution shows CCTV recording of Saiful entering, leaving condominium on day of incident. Saiful confirms its him.
1113 am : Saiful says he was scared to object at that time, so he agreed
1112 am : Saiful says Anwar counter-offered, cajoled him not to quit & offered to sponsor his studies full time with full pay & allowances
1110 am : Saiful says reason for quitting “tak ingin diperlakukan sedemikian lagi”. Karpal objects to “sedemikian lagi”.
1108 am : Saiful recounts his meeting with Anwar at the office on June 27, 2008.
1105 am : Saiful says he idolised Anwar while growing up as he was a “fan”.
1103 am : Saiful recounts meeting Anwar at his office in Petaling Jaya in March 2008.
1057 am : Saiful says during examination in Pusrawi Hospital, he told the doctor he was sodomised before examination was completed.
1056 am : Heavy police presence at vicinity & entrance to Desa Damansara condominium ahead of another court visit.
1055 am : Saiful says black pants worn during incident & during lodging police report.
1054 am : White Levis underwear given to police was the one worn during the incident, Saiful says.
1053 am : Grey Levis underwear given to police, Saiful says as crowd sniggers.
1052 am : Green G2000 shirt worn by Saiful when lodging police report.
1050 am : Crowd reacts in shock at Saiful’s last statement
1048 am : Saiful says black slacks was given by Anwar as a “gift”.
1045 am : Saiful says some items given to police from house of former fiancee.
1043 am : Items include 2 pairs of black/grey underpants, green G2000 shirt, black slacks & tube of KY jelly, Saiful says.
1040 am : Saiful affirms contents of reports to police stating items that were handed to the police.
1035 am : Saiful says photos of his entire body taken during examination by doctors.
1030 am : Bottle containing blood, alcohol & toxicology passed to Saiful, judge & defence team.
1025 am : 9th swab labelled “low rectal swab” goes around from Saiful to judge & defense taking turns to view it.
1022 am : 8th container labelled “high rectal swab” being passed around between judge, defence team.
1012 am : Containers passed to the judge & defence lawyers.
1011 am : Container with swab from the “anal region” is presented for verification
1010 am : Another container with swabs passed to Saiful for verification.
1009 am : 4th swab passed to Saiful for verification.
1008 am : 3rd container given to Saiful who confirms its his.
1007 am : Yusof passes 2nd container labelled “swab below the thigh” which Saiful verifies as his.
1006 am : No supporters outside the courtroom, only reporters.
1005 am : Yusof hands over container containg oral swabs to Saiful, who confirms it belongs to him.
0955 am : Accuser Saiful takes to witness stand, Anwar looking at his phone.
0952 am : 3rd day of trial begins.
0950 am : Lead defence counsel Karpal Singh arrives in court.
0948 am : Nurul Izzah & another sister joins Wan Azizah in courtroom.
0940 am : Anwar speaks to his elder brother & Chua Jui Meng. His defence lawyer Sankara Nair arrives.
0938 am : Anwar mildly surprised at lukewarm response in courtroom as audience appear not to response to his presence.
0936 am : Anwar Ibrahim enters courtroom accompanied by wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
0929 am : Defence team yet to enter courtroom. Lead prosecutor Yusof Zainal Abiden in court which is almost full. Heavy police presence in KL court complex.
Day three ‘Sodomy II’ trial: Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s trial will see the continued examination-in-chief of accuser Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan by the prosecution.
DAY 2 Summary
Saiful’s testimony was given in-camera in the morning before the court adjourned to the condominium.
Saiful is believed to have shown the trial judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah where exactly the act took place at the apartment on June 26, 2008.
He did this in the presence of Anwar, his defence lawyers and Solicitor-General II Datuk Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, who is leading the prosecution.
Deputy head of prosecution unit (policy) Nordin Hassan had said that Mohd Saiful briefed the judge on his stop at the condominium’s guardhouse and other places he had to pass by during his visit there including the visitors’ parking areas, lifts, intercom and the master bedroom where the alleged incident took place